North & West Vancouver

North Vancouver is the home of two municipalities: a compact City facing Burrard Inlet and a larger, suburban–like District surrounding it on three sides. West Vancouver has only one municipality, the District of North Vancouver, spanning from The Lions Gate Bridge to Horseshoe Bay. The North Shore is situated in one of the most spectacular geographic settings anywhere. The land rises up from the waters of Burrard Inlet through forested slopes to the Coast Mountains. Over the past century and a half, much of the temperate rainforest that originally covered those slopes has been cut, canyons have been bridged, rivers dammed, and mountains traversed by roads. The North Shore is home to nearly 180,000 citizens. Most North & West Vancouver attractions are just a 20-minute drive from downtown Vancouver across the Lions Gate Bridge or the Second Narrows Bridge. Local residents are fortunate to have 2 of Vancouver’s top attractions at their doorstep: The Capilano Suspension Bridge & Grouse Mountain with its famous skyride. The North Shore is just a 90 minute drive to world class skiing in Whistler and is a short commute from downtown via one of 2 bridges. Local residents can be found enjoying walks through the thousands of trails, swimming at Ambleside or kayaking in Deep Cove, exploring Lynn Canyon and its rushing headwaters, or shopping and enjoying a coffee in one of our many great neighbourhoods.

Attractions:

Capilano Suspension Bridge
Grouse Mountain
Cypress Mountain
Mt Seymour

Kids Activities:

Gymboree Kindermusik with notable kids Strong Start Maplewood Farm

Shopping:

Lonsdale Quay
Edgemont Village

Golf Courses:

Northlands Golf Course
Northlands is a scenic 18-hole mountainside course, with a mix of challenging holes. There are four sets of tees on each hole to accommodate all skill levels. 3400 Anne Macdonald Way, North Vancouver Phone: 604-924-2950 Gleneagles Golf Course
The Gleneagles Golf Course is open year round from dawn to dusk, provided there is no snow on the ground! The course is a full length 9 holes, with a challenging layout and beautiful views. Tee times for this course can now be reserved in advance online. 6190 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Phone: 604-921-7353 Seymour Golf & Country Club
This is a private golf club, but it is open to public on Mondays & Fridays. 3723 Mt. Seymour Parkway, Phone: 604-929-2611 Ambleside Pitch & Putt (Par 3)
This affordable and fun eighteen hole course has a beautiful seaside setting, and is great for all golfers. Open at 9am everyday from March to October. 1201 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Phone: 604-922-3818 Murdo Frazer Par 3 Golf Course
A nine hole golf course. One of the best pitch and putt course in the Lower Mainland. At Murdo Frazer you’ll feel like you’re on “the big course” without the price or time commitment. Enjoy a real golf experience at a good price. 2700 Pemberton, North Vancouver Phone: 604-980-8410 Seymour Creek Golf Centre
Phone: 604-987-7767 TAKaya Golf Centre TAKaya Golf Centre is the North Shore biggest and best driving range. It's been in the top 100 golf ranges in North America for the last four years running. Phone: 604-929-6672

Nature:

Capilano Dam
Lynn Canyon
North Shore Trails Mountain Biking

Neighbourhoods:

North Vancouver Neighbourhoods West Vancouver General Vancouver's North Shore